This is Where Vanilla Comes From

True vanilla flavor comes from the cured seed pod (bean) of the vanilla orchid. The properly prepared pod contains vanillin and 100s of other flavor compounds. Vanilla orchids are the only orchids that produce an edible seed. The primary producers of vanilla beans are tropical areas:f Mexico, Madagascar, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea. Planifolia┬ávs┬átahitensis┬ávanilla There are…